Fictional Characters The Best Lily Tomlin Characters of All Time  

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List Rules Vote for your favorite Lily Tomlin character or performance, which doesn't have to be her best movie.

List of Lily Tomlin characters, ordered from best to worst along with movie trailers when available. These characters are in order of how many times they've been upvoted, so only the most amazing roles played by Lily Tomlin are at the top of the list. The performances below include both film and television appearances, making it the most accurate ranking of Lily Tomlin's roles. A list made up of items like Deborah Fiderer and Vivian Jaffe.

If you think the best Lily Tomlin performance isn't as high as it should be, then vote it up so that it has a chance to make it to the top. You can also make your own version of this greatest Lily Tomlin roles list by re-ranking it and putting it in your own order.

If you're wondering, "Who is the best Lily Tomlin character?" or "What are the top Lily Tomlin performances of all time?" then this list will answer your questions.
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Edith Ann Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In, Edith Ann: A Few Pieces of the Puzzle, Edith Ann's Christmas
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14 1
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Violet Newstead 9 to 5
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8 0
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The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe
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28 7
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Ernestine, the telephone operator SNL
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6 0
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Vivian Jaffe I Heart Huckabees
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12 2
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Deborah Fiderer The West Wing Universe
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10 1
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Judith Beasley The Incredible Shrinking Woman
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13 4
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Ernestine Rowan and Martins Laugh-In
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10 3
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Ms. Valerie Frizzle The Magic School Bus
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11 5
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Miss Jane Hathaway The Beverly Hillbillies
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5 1
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Rose Shelton Big Business
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5 1
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Rose Ratliff Big Business
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4 0
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Edwina Cutwater All of Me
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4 0
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Pat Kramer The Incredible Shrinking Woman
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4 0
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Agnus Angst The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe
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5 2
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Charlotte Cobb Orange County
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4 1
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Lillie Mae MacKenzie Malibu Country
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4 1
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Ruth Allen Krippendorf's Tribe
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3 0
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Linnea Reese Nashville
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3 1
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Doreen Piggot Short Cuts
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3 1
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Georgie Rockwell Tea with Mussolini
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2 0
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Tina The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe
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2 0
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Trish Rawlings Moment by Moment
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4 3
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Tammy Eastbound and Down
25
3 2
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Abigail Delorean The Walker